Entries by LesleyAnn

Festive Season Payroll Action List

CLOSING OVER THE FESTIVE SEASON? If you haven’t already done so, now is the time to start talking to your staff about leave plans for the festive closedown, if your business traditionally shuts down over the festive season.

Key dates loom for new mandatory vaccination sectors

As the start date looms for the Covid-19 Protection Framework (Traffic Light System), the vaccine pass and mandate have just got very real with the announcement by two major retailers, The Warehouse Group and Countdown, joining the list of employers making vaccination mandatory for their staff.

Settle Petal

Let’s face it, at times it’s jolly hard being an employer (or manager) and sometimes we can feel like we are walking on eggshells around our employees. Do not get me wrong, most employees are great and an asset to your business. You rarely (or never) have a need for a difficult conversation with such […]

HR Mythbusters!

Yes! It’s the HR version of that famous television programme, Mythbusters! There are three myths in HR that we regularly hear clients and professional advisors talk about, and we seriously need to bust them!

Vaccination Facts for Employers

The Covid era we are in continues to be an evolving landscape. For business owners and managers, the top of mind consideration is the Covid-19 vaccination and how it affects our workplaces.

Sick leave has changed!

On 20 May, the Amendment Bill to increase minimum sick leave entitlements was given its Royal Assent. It’s a fairly straightforward piece of legislation in that it simply increases the minimum entitlement from 5 days to 10 days for most employees.

Triaging a Tricky HR Situation

There’s never a dull moment in HR. Although most moments are good, there are times when things are definitely not. Unfortunately the rule book for dealing with tricky HR situations hasn’t been written (yet), so if you find yourself struggling with an employee problem and wondering what to do, think about applying the emergency medicine […]